Over Hills and Mountains

DESCRIPTION: "Mony's the hill and valley that's atween my love and me Likewise the Sea in full flowing tide." The singer thinks and dreams about being with his "sweet bride." If he were emperor he'd "throw down the crown and go and beg with thee"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: love separation nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1544, "Over Hills and Mountains" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #12959
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Belfast Beauty" (theme: singer would give up the crown or great wealth he doesn't have for love) and references there
cf. "The Braes o' Abernethy" (theme: singer would give up the crown or great wealth he doesn't have for love)
cf. "Limerick is Beautiful" (theme: singer would give up the crown or great wealth he doesn't have for love)
NOTES: There's Many a Mile
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File: GrD81544

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